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16 Jun 2023

Senior GIS Specialist at Tembo Nickel

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Job Description


Position Summary:

Tembo Nickel is seeking to recruit a Senior GIS Specialist to join Tembo Nickel Project Team. This role is reporting to the Projects Superintendent. The Senior Geographic Information System (GIS) Specialist is responsible for inputting, updating, and maintaining GIS databases, coverages, layers, and linkages to various databases. The roster for this role is 6×3.

Duty Station -Tembo Nickel Project site-Kabanga

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform GIS database development, qualitative/quantitative analysis, and mapping.
  • Produce detailed, high-quality cartographic products (digital and hardcopy) and accompanying reports by technical guidelines and project requirements.
  • Communicate with project team members and other stakeholders to define data needs, project requirements, and desired outputs.
  • Compile, manipulate, and refine geographic data from a variety of sources including but not limited to, CAD, field observation, satellite imagery, aerial photographs, and existing maps.
  • Perform quality control checks of GIS Data and non-spatial databases with minimal supervision to ensure data integrity.
  • Manage individual project tasks related to GIS, database design and management, and data visualization
  • Customize GIS workflow and software programs for data.
  • Identify opportunities to maximise safety using geospatial information.
  • Design and implement workflows for processing, managing, and publishing geospatial information products.
  • Interpret business requirements and perform spatial analysis, data modelling and web map configuration to solve mining and construction-related problems and opportunities.
  • Skilled at managing ortho imagery, elevation, dense point cloud and topographic data sets.
  • Proficient in designing and building enterprise GIS solutions, including spatial data models, data management workflows and web applications.
  • Developing mapping applications and tools.
  • Converting physical maps into a digital form for computer usage.
  • Produce reports on geographic data utilizing data visualizations.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Minimum 5 years of ESRI ArcGIS experience AS/BS in Engineering and Surveying or related field and related spatial discipline.
  • Previous experience in developing GIS project deliverables.
  • Able to perform field data collection activities requiring long durations of walking and climbing stairs.
  • Able to travel for extended periods for up to three weeks at project locations.
  • Proficiency using ESRI ArcGIS Software, Autodesk Software, and Microsoft Office is desired.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


Tembo Nickel offers a competitive remuneration package and ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Method of Application

Applicants are invited to send their resumes indicating the role title in the subject via email to [email protected]

The application closing date is 23rd June 2023.

Note: We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities based on merits and do not charge candidates any fees in the recruitment process.

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